Ten Steps To Horse Utopia contains everything you could want to know about managing horse paddocks from scratch, from design to implementation.
We look at the Muster Point, Herd Living, Laneways, The Sacrifice Paddock, Riparian and Natural State Zones. Then you learn to asses your property areas- eroded areas, run off patterns,dry areas, shade areas and waterlogged areas.
Full discussion of methods to decompact soils, including weed management, tilling and Dung Beetles..
How to introduce beetles, disappearing beetles and worm burdens.
Causes of bare ground and how to re-grass. Roughs and lawns, grazing height, fertilising and rotating paddocks
The concept of the sacrifice paddock. How to use filter strips and Shelterbelts. Riparian zones and grazing.
How and why to compost. The two main methods of composting - hot composting and passive composting. Discover how to best use your compost
How to reduce the flow of water over the landscape with hand made swales .
Benefit from years of experience and avoid some time and money consuming traps.
“So beautiful Jane - I was there with you lol.... Sounds like perfection, well done!!! Look forward to working with you in the future.”
Ten Steps to Horse Utopia is full of helpful information for horse owners everywhere. It is jam packed with simple to understand methods that anyone can use. There is no in depth biology or chemistry to confuse you.
This book was written based off of cold, hard facts. These are not opinions or ideas made up on a whim. The information in this book has been put together based upon practical experience and research.